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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Immigrant Reacts to Changes in Cuba/U.S. Relations

    SCRANTON — Cuban-Americans in Pennsylvania have had mixed reviews of President Obama’s announcement this morning calling for normalized relations with Cuba. Whether or not they agree with the improved relations between the U.S. and Cuba seems to depend on their generation. We spoke to a small business owner in Scranton who immigrated from Cuba about seven years ago. He sees a lot of benefits for the U.S. and Cuba as the trade and travel embargoes are lifted. But, he says […]

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    Homicide Probe Leads To Creek

    SCRANTON — Police were on the banks of Leggett’s Creek in Scranton on Wednesday looking for evidence to help them find the person who killed a woman last week. Scranton police were searching that area in north Scranton both Tuesday night and Wednesday. It’s about six miles away from where that homicide happened last week in south Scranton. Detectives say taxi cab records led them to the opposite side of the city. Newswatch 16 found Scranton police detectives along Leggett’s […]

  • Couple’s Big Day Becoming a Big Headache

    DUNMORE — A hotel in Lackawanna County is still closed four months after a carbon monoxide leak sent guests to the hospital. The continuing closure is especially bad news for a couple who planned to have their big day there. The Best Western Scranton East Hotel and Conference Center in Dunmore was supposed to be perfect for Teresa Delmar and Kyle Colvin of Olyphant to hold their wedding this coming Labor Day weekend. But since August, their wedding planning has […]

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    Community Watches Hospital Demolition

    PECKVILLE — Many people in one community in Lackawanna County spent time watching their community hospital come down. Demolition began Monday at Mid Valley Hospital in Peckville. It’s the part left unused since the hospital became an outpatient center earlier this year. People in Peckville told us that the building dates back to 1912. For years, when folks have visited their home in Peckville, Pat and Nancy Fiore have been able to say “turn left at Mid Valley Hospital.” They […]

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    South Side Revitalization Project Complete

    SCRANTON — City leaders marked the end of a major overhaul of several city blocks in Scranton. The 500 and 600 blocks of Cedar Avenue look a lot different than they did eight years ago when United Neihborhood Centers started the project. Cedar Avenue is one of the main routes into south Scranton, and it’s needed an overhaul for decades. Over the course of the past eight years, crews have renovated five buildings along to the 500 and 600 blocks […]

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    Dunmore Community Shows Support for Bucks

    DUNMORE — The Dunmore High School football team is getting ready for this weekend’s championship game in Hershey. The cheerleading squad and a gym full of classmates gave the Dunmore Bucks the sendoff you’d expect before they head to the AA state championship game on Saturday. The Bucks invited the community to the pep rally in the high school gym. Because after all, it’s the community that makes the Bucks’ sendoff to Hershey unique. It’s not as loud as screaming […]

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    No Phone Or TV For Many In Olyphant

    OLYPHANT — Verizon says the recent wet weather is the reason many customers in one community in Lackawanna County have been without phone and TV service this week. Crews are still working to fix the waterlogged service line in Olyphant. Verizon officials say groundwater seeped through the insulation of a phone and DSL service line in Olyphant over the weekend and, as a result, about 250 Verizon customers were without home phone, TV, or internet for most of the week. […]

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    Cafe Working To Reopen After Crash

    OLD FORGE — A restaurant in Lackawanna County remains closed after a box truck slammed into it Tuesday night while customers were eating dinner. The owners of Cafe Rinaldi in Old Forge say they’ll only lose one night of business after that crash. Crews are working to get the dining room back in shape so that they can open up Thursday night. A box truck hit two parked cars on Main Street before jumping the curb and colliding with the […]

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    After 70 Years, Shehadi Closing Its Doors

    THROOP — A mom-and-pop appliance store in Lackawanna County will close its doors by the end of the year. The owners of Shehadi Brothers’ Appliances say they just can’t keep up with the big box stores anymore. If you remember the old Shehadi Brothers radio ad, it would be hard to forget that the appliance shop is located on Boulevard Avenue in Throop. “Then we had that radio commercial ‘Shehadi Shehadi, Boulevard Boulevard, Throop Throop,'” said Rich Roman. “Yeah, everyone […]

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    Tanis Found Guilty Of Animal Abuse Charges

    SCRANTON — A jury in Lackawanna County convicted a dog owner Tuesday afternoon of animal cruelty charges. John Tanis was found guilty of mistreating the animals at his home in Moosic. Tanis of Moosic was found guilty of five counts of animal cruelty. The jury deliberated for about an hour and a half. With the case behind them, Lackawanna County prosecutors characterized Tanis’ home in Moosic as a “puppy mill.”  They told Newswatch 16 Tanis neglected just certain types of […]

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    Trial For Accused Animal Abuser Underway

    SCRANTON — An animal abuse case now infamous to people in one part of Lackawanna County has finally headed to trial. John Tanis of Moosic is accused of mistreating some of his dozens of dogs. Now it’s up to a jury to decide if he’s guilty. Tanis denies he’s ever abused any animals. Monday was the first day of testimony in John Tanis’ trial on animal abuse charges. Tanis was arrested more than two years ago after police discovered that […]

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    Looking For Answers In Deadly Dunmore Explosion

    DUNMORE — As gas service is restored to homes near the site of Thursday’s deadly explosion in Dunmore, investigators are literally digging for answers. They want to know what caused the gas leak which led to the deadly blast that leveled a home and sparked a huge fire next door. Some workers are taking down what is left of the apartment house that went up in flames, others are getting the gas back on so people can have heat, and […]


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